EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 58, 2013TM 2012 – The Time Machine Factory [unspeakable, speakable] on Time Travel in Turin
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||The Spacetime Machine: Traveling from Micro to Macro Events|
|Published online||05 September 2013|
Cosmology and time
Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Roma ‘Tor Vergata’ Via della Ricerca Scientifica 1, 00133 Roma, Italy
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Published online: 5 September 2013
Time has always played a crucial role in cosmology. I review some of the aspects of the present cosmological model which are more directly related to time, such as: the definition of a cosmic time; the existence of typical timescales and epochs in an expanding universe; the problem of the initial singularity and the origin of time; the cosmological arrow of time.
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